USM Regents Committees on Education Policy, Effectiveness and Efficiency Meet March 16
Adelphi, Md. (March 10,
2011) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Committee
on Education Policy and the newly formed Committee on Effectiveness and
Efficiency will meet Wednesday, March 16 in the Margaret Brent Room (2nd
floor) of the Stamp Student Union at the University of Maryland, College Park
The public meeting for the Committee on Education Policy
will begin at 9:30 a.m.
The committee will vote on a proposal to modify two programs
at University of Maryland University College, the existing bachelor's of
technical professional studies (BTPS) in biotechnology and BTPS in laboratory
management. The modification would establish a bachelor of science for both
The committee also
will hear information items regarding several system-wide reports, including
USM enrollment projections for 2011-2020 and latest levels of extramural
funding awards supporting initiatives in research, education, or service during
fiscal year 2010. Background information and the agenda can be found at http://www.usmd.edu/regents/agendas/ed031611.html.
The public session
for the Committee on Effectiveness and Efficiency will begin at 12:30 p.m. This
committee, chaired by Regent Thomas G. Slater, was established upon a February
2011 vote of the Board of Regents.
The committee will
vote on a proposed revision of the bylaws of USM Board of Regents. It also will
hear a discussion item on processes to determine future USM dashboard
indicators, the data on retention rates, faculty
workloads, license income and numerous other measures of institutional activity.
Background information and the agenda can be
found at http://www.usmd.edu/regents/agendas/EE031611.html.
Sign language interpreters and/or
appropriate accommodations for eligible individuals with disabilities will be
provided upon request. Please call 301.445.1901 (voice) or 301.314.7683
(TTY/ITT) to make special arrangements.
attendees is available in the adjacent Union Lane Garage. Attendees are asked
to let the parking attendant know they are attending the Board of Regents
directions to UMCP and a campus map, click http://www.transportation.umd.edu/visitor/campusmap.html.
Contact: Mike Lurie